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Blazers Tavern, representing VSU 

For my last week here at VSU, I decided to change it up and went to Blazers Tavern in Remerton. I went for lunch so I didn’t get the bar side but the restaurant side. The atmosphere was typical for a bar. They had an interesting mural of West Hall behind the stage that made it feel even more like ...

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Hibachi Express, a cheap alternative

This week we went to a new Japanese place, Hibachi Express on Ashley Street. Hibachi Express promised good Japanese food fast. Turning in the parking lot, we could smell the aroma of the hibachi grill, making our mouths water. Once we walked inside, we noticed the atmosphere was definitely that of a college hangout. There wasn’t really a play of ...

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VSU students involved in Haiti mission

Haiti This spring break, from March 13 to March 20, a mission team from Crosspointe Baptist Church went to Haiti to aid in disaster relief. Nineteen of the 24 team members were VSU students. According to Jason Van Nus, college pastor at Crosspointe, the group was comprised of three of teams: a medical team, a construction team and a childcare ...

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A productive alternative to complaining

Recently, major budget cuts have been proposed for the University System of Georgia. About $600 million will be taken away from the university system. This is putting major pressure on the schools in the system and VSU is no exception. Wednesday, VSU President Patrick Schloss held an open meeting to discuss the budget cuts, informing the school that enrollment will ...

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Hibachi Grill comes out average

This week we went to the newly opened Hibachi Bar & Grill on Baytree Rd. It opened March 1 and we were there for the first day. This is basically an Asian buffet with a few regular buffet items added in. The atmosphere was one we’ve seen before. It looked nice in some ways, but a lot of the decorations ...

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The Farmhouse, a quaint alternative

This week the Tasters went a little bit out of Valdosta, about 15 minutes south of it, in fact, to the little town of Lake Park. We went to the Farmhouse, a country restaurant reminiscent of Cracker Barrel, located right next to the outlet mall. The atmosphere was very quaint, with a small country store adjacent that sold things like ...

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The Loop is a hit or miss

This time we didn’t go too far from the last place, we decided to continue on our Student Union kick and review the Loop. The atmosphere is college food court style, and it gives off the vibe of a college campus which for a college student isn’t really a bad thing. If you don’t want to sit in the food ...

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Newcomer Nathan’s not too shabby

 This week we went over to the new Student Union to try out one of the restaurants. We decided to head to Nathan’s and find out why the hot dogs are famous.   The atmosphere was hard to judge as far as a restaurant. It is your basic food court kind of feel. What we can say is that the place ...

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Make donations that make a difference

So by now most everyone has heard about the tragedies in Haiti. An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale hit Haiti on January 12,  and the country is still suffering from aftershocks.     According to The Red Cross, the earthquake is estimated to affect about three million Haitians. This already poverty-stricken nation now needs housing, search and rescue and ...

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Queen Victoria’s sends us a brilliant time from Britain

 This week we went with a European feel. We went to the new British pub on Baytree Road, Queen Victoria’s.  The atmosphere was very interesting. With fine furniture in the middle of the restaurant and a decorated bar, it definitely was different than any other American restaurant. The only complaint we would have is that there wasn’t a lot of ...

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